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Federal data: U.S. citizens are moving to Mexico in record numbers
The number of U.S. citizens living in Mexico has soared — with more than 8,000 receiving temporary residency in just the first nine months of this year.
Nov. 8, 2022
Hermosillo’s ‘Green Hackathon’ seeks sustainable solutions for businesses
Next week, entrepreneurs in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo will be developing sustainable solutions for businesses in the city looking to reduce their environmental impact.
Nov. 8, 2022
The Biden administrations new DACA guidance is officially in place, but court battles still loom
The federal government is now implementing updated guidance from the Biden administration on how to handle applications for DACA. The new rule was meant to fortify the program, but ongoing litigation still keeps first-time applicants out.
Nov. 7, 2022
After critiques and revelations, top Mexican official defends Ayotzinapa investigation
Ayotzinapa truth commission head Alejandro Encinas said the body's work would continue.
Nov. 7, 2022
Avian flu found in 2 Sonoran poultry facilities
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that “the risk to the general public’s health from current H5N1 bird flu viruses is low.”
Nov. 7, 2022
DOJ will monitor 5 AZ counties on Election Day
Monitors from the Department of Justice will deploy in some states on Election Day on Tuesday to ensure federal voting rights laws are being followed.
Nov. 7, 2022
What Phoenixs first official historian hopes to accomplish
The city of Phoenix now has its first official historian — Steve Schumacher. And he hopes to bring both old and new stories to light.
Nov. 7, 2022
Controversy over planned ‘narco museum’ in Sinaloa town
The hometown of well-known drug-lords like “El Chapo” could soon be the site of a museum on the history of cartels in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
Nov. 4, 2022
Sonora leans into solar energy potential with solar plant construction
Neighboring Sonora continues to lean into its potential for solar power with a plan to build dozens of solar plants throughout the state.
Nov. 4, 2022
Sonora to receive federal funds for port modernization projects
Those traveling from Arizona to Sonora could soon see improvements at Mexican ports of entry. Officials say funds have been set aside to modernize the state’s six land ports.
Nov. 3, 2022
Prison official found murdered in Guaymas, Sonora
Officials in neighboring Sonora say they have recovered the body of a prison employee who was kidnapped earlier this week.
Nov. 3, 2022
Flagstaff completes new basin to protect from flooding
Flagstaff city officials announced the completion of a detention basin on the city’s west side that will help protect homes from flooding.
Nov. 3, 2022
Border wall causes jaguars to spend more energy accessing key resources
Conservationists have long described the impacts of the border wall on wildlife in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands. Now, a new study looks at how that infrastructure is causing increased energy expenditures for jaguar populations.
Nov. 2, 2022
Mexico will share Sonora’s clean energy plan at UN Climate Conference
Mexico will share a plan to develop new sustainable energy solutions in neighboring Sonora at the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference this month. Leaders see that as a major opportunity for the state.
Nov. 2, 2022
How AZ should be thinking about immigration during the 2022 election
Immigration is top of mind for many voters — and candidates — this election cycle. But, especially here in Arizona, it’s hard to get past the divisive rhetoric.
Nov. 2, 2022
Tribe to make water supply available to Rio Verde homes
The San Carlos Apache tribe has offered to make 65 million gallons of its Central Arizona Project water available while Rio Verde works out a long-term solution.
Nov. 1, 2022
First snow of the season expected Wednesday night in northern AZ
Flagstaff and Coconino County just implemented winter parking ordinances and those are coming into effect hours before the first snowfall of the season.
Nov. 1, 2022
This Latina artist doesnt mind sharing Día de los Muertos with others
Día de los Muertos has become more popular in recent years, but it's drawn concerns about cultural appropriation. Artist Emily Costello doesn't mind sharing it, though, on one condition.
Nov. 1, 2022
Navajo presidential hopefuls represent change or continuity
Navajos next week will choose whether to elect a president who has never held political office or one whose career in tribal government spans more than two decades.
Nov. 1, 2022
They were an elite womens unit of the Afghan military. Now theyre fighting to stay in the U.S.
Tens of thousands of Afghans were evacuated from their country after U.S. troops withdrew and Taliban forces took control last year, including members of an all-women tactical unit of the Afghan military. Some are safe in Tempe now, safe, but also stuck in limbo.
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Oct. 31, 2022

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